Ireland Lacrosse | Irish Lacrosse League 2016

Ireland Lacrosse Logo

Final League Table

x – Dublin Lacrosse Club4400  016
x – Dublin Bay Prawns4301  012
NUI Galway4013   2
Queens Univ Belfast4013   2
Points System: 4 Pts win / 2 Pts Tie / 0 Pts Loss / 1 Bonus Point for coming within half the score of the winner / x – Qualify for Finals

Finals Results

DateTeam 1 Team 2 
 Game Day 6  (UCD) 
09.04.2016Dublin LC5Dublin Bay Prawns2

Regular Season Results

DateTeam 1 Team 2 
 Game Day 1  (Belfast) 
30.01.2016Dublin LC16Queens Univ Belfast0
30.01.2016NUI Galway1Dublin Bay Prawns11
30.01.2016Queens Univ Belfast3NUI Galway3
 Game Day 2  (UCD) 
13.02.2016Dublin Bay Prawns2Dublin LC5
13.02.2016NUI Galway4UCD9
 Game Day 3  (Galway) 
27.02.2016Dublin LCWNUI GalwayL
27.02.2016Queens Univ Belfast2UCD8
 Game Day 4  (Belfast) 
05.03.2016Queens Univ BelfastLDublin Bay PrawnsW
05.03.2016Dublin LC15UCD8
 Game Day 6  (UCD) 
02.04.2016Dublin Bay Prawns12UCD3

Home Venue

TeamHome Ground



Dublin Bay Prawns ILL Runners-up 2016. Photo Credit: Dublin Bay Prawns Facebook Page[12]

Game Day 1 (Belfast) 30 January 2016

Dublin Lacrosse Club opened the 2016 Irish Lacrosse League with a facile 16-0 win over hosts for the day Queen’s University. Elsewhere there was another big win for Dublin Bay Prawns over Galway 11-1, whilst the third game featured Queen’s and Galway facing off for their second mattches of the day. this last match proved a more equal encounter, finishing in a three-all tie.[4]

Game Day 2 (UCD) 13 February 2016

The second Game Day in UCD saw leaders Dublin Lacrosse and Prawns face off against each for top spot. Dublin Lacrosse Club emerged victorious on a scoreline of 5-2 to maintain their lead at the top of the table. In the second game of the day UCD debuted against Galway, securing a 9-4 win. Both defetaed teams narrowly missed out on a losing bonus point.[5]

Game Day 3 (Galway) 27 February 2016

Dublin Lacrosse Club continued their winning ways against hosts Galway on the west coast, while UCD picked up good 8-2 win over Queen’s.[6][7] UCD were joined for the semester by defenceman John Yakim, over for a semester from Duquesne University in USA.[7]

Game Day 4 (Belfast) 5 March 2016

The Irish Lacrosse League returned to Belfast for the fourth Game day, and a more experienced Prawns side defeated Queen’s in a controlled performance in the opening game.[8] In the second game Dublin Lacrosse won 15-8 over UCD in a tense game which was close until the fourth quarter.[9]

Game Day 5 (UCD) 2 April 2016

The final game of the 2016 Irish Lacrosse League regular season saw UCD hosts for the second time this season, losing 12-3 to Dublin Bay Prawns in an encounter which decided who would meet Dublin Lacrosse in the following weeks Final.[10]

Game Day 6 – Finals (UCD) 9 April 2016

UCD played host to the 2016 Final, which saw the two other Dublin clubs, Dublin Lacrosse and Dublin Bay Prawns, pitted against each other for the title. In what was reported as an “extremely tense and entertaining” match, a low-scoring first three quarters saw only three goals, before Dublin Lacrosse Club pulled away to win 5-2.[11]

MVP and Points Scorers

Most Valuable Player


Points (Goals and Assists)


Goalie Saves




[1] Ireland Lacrosse (2015) Ireland Lacrosse Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 November 2017]

[2] Ireland Lacrosse (2015) VISION FOR IRELAND LACROSSE & 2015-16 DRAFT SCHEDULE [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 31 December 2017]

[3] Ireland Lacrosse – Gooogle Docs (2015) Schedule [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 31 December 2017]

[4] Dublin Lacrosse Club Facebook Page (2016) Post February 2, 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[5] Wayback Machine Internet Archive – Ireland Lacrosse (2016) 2016 Irish Lacrosse League Standings [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[6] Dublin Lacrosse Club Facebook Page (2016) Photo Album – Galway Gameday Feb 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[7] John G Yakim Facebook Page (2016) Post February 28 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[8] Queen’s University Belfast Lacrosse Club Facebook Page (2016) Post March 6, 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[9] Ireland Lacrosse Facebook Page (2016) Post March 6, 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[10] Dublin Bay Prawns Facebook Page (2016) Post April 2, 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[11] Dublin Bay Prawns Facebook Page (2016) Post April 11, 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]

[12] Dublin Bay Prawns Facebook Page (2016) Photo April 11, 2016 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 January 2018]


Thanks to Brian Bird & Cillian Murphy (Commissioner, Ireland Lacrosse)

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